Fan Gear Merch Women's NFL Product Line Mgr

Fanatics, Inc. • Tampa, FL 33601

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Product Line Manager
Responsible for the support of the domestic apparel business unit that includes all aspects of product line and product life management for e-commerce, retail, and wholesale.
  • Drive key product concepts, including the creation of key stories and product, that generates an emotional connection to the brand and consumer
  • Create comprehensive line plans by distribution channels and leagues based on category direction
  • Translate consumer insights into commercially viable, trend-relevant stories
  • Plan product lines with the understanding of a finished, chase and blank inventory opportunity
  • Brief the design team on direction based on seasonal needs, art and speed to market
  • Utilize and optimize the merchant planning team to track and define key business opportunities
  • Take ownership of category margins and business portfolio management, including but not limited to regional pricing, SKU management, and product performance in market
  • Manage channel segmentation, including partnering with buyers to present product at key times during the year
  • Present your product line to the ecommerce, buying, and in-venue teams to ensure a clear handoff as the selling season begins
  • Ensure alignment between sales, product, marketing, buyers and the supply chain
  • Drive ecommerce and wholesale MSRP to achieve category margin and profitability targets
  • Constantly analyze the competitor landscape to drive our ability to build new growth opportunities
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Merchandising, Manufacturing, Apparel or related field; or a commensurate level of professional experience (5+ years) is acceptable without a degree
  • Minimum 3 years of product merchandising/creation experience
  • At least 1 year of people management experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of merchandise buying and basic math/financial skills
  • Intermediate experience with fashion, color and trend analysis
  • Experience in using and utilizing sales data to analyze and steer a business
  • Intermediate skill level in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, as well as familiarity with data warehouses and database management
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace and dynamic environment
  • Experience in identifying the right products to meet brief requirements
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the job
  • Understanding of U.S. and/or Global sports a plus
Preferred Skills
  • Experience in wholesale or retail a plus
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Usual office environment with frequent sitting, walking, and standing, and occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and balancing. Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of office machinery. Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to talk, listen, and communicate on a phone.

Job Details

Location:  Tampa, FL 33601

Employment Type:   Full-Time


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